uncategorized · 4/20/2015

Fire extinguished at the Neste Naantali refinery

Neste Oil Corporation
Press Release
20 April 2015 at 9.15 am (EET)

Fire extinguished at the Neste Naantali refinery
Neste Naantali refinery had a fire today, 20 April at approximately 4 am. The fire started from an oven in the refinery's solvent unit. The fire was quickly extinguished, and it did not cause any injuries to the site's personnel.

As a result of the fire, the process units of the solvent production were shut down.  The cause of the fire and the length of the repair work are being investigated. Neste currently estimates that the loss in production will be limited to solvent production.

Neste Oil Corporation

Kaisa Lipponen
Director, Corporate Communications

Further information: Jukka Kanerva, Vice President, Production, tel. +358 50 458 7489

Neste Oil in brief

Neste Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company specializing in high-quality fuels for cleaner traffic. The company produces all of the most important oil products and is the world's leading supplier of diesels made of renewable raw materials. In 2014, the company's net sales stood at EUR 15 billion, and it employs some 5,000 people. Neste Oil shares are listed on the NASDAQ Helsinki.

Neste Oil has been accepted into the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The company has also been on the Global 100 list of sustainable companies for several years in succession. CDP Forest has selected Neste Oil as one of the best companies taking care of their forest footprint in the oil and gas